Artists and their studios
A selection of portraits of artists in their working environment.
by Charles West Cope
by James Sant
by John Ballantyne
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
by and published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, after Frank Dudman, for Joseph Parkin Mayall
circa 1883, published 1884
by Alvin Langdon Coburn, published by Duckworth & Co
25 February 1916
by Howard Coster
by John Somerset Murray
Doris Zinkeisen working on the panels for the Grill Room of the Queen Mary
by Harold Tomlin, for Daily Herald
8 January 1936
Somerset Maugham; Jacob Epstein
by Ida Kar
by Bob Collins
by Peter Stark
Max Wall; Maggi Hambling
by Prudence Cuming
21 December 1982
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